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September 12, 2007
USA Today has a piece today about the ongoing battle between breastfeeders and Facebook. It seems the popular networking site has deleted the accounts of some women for posting photos of themselves nursing their babies, arguing that such pics violate its policy against nude and obscene material.
Obama in Clinton, Iowa, just now:
We do hope that the headline after we leave is, "Clinton Endorses Obama."
An Obama aide assures me the location for today's Iraq speech was not chosen to make a pun-y point.
Update: Here's the key Hillary-smacking portion of the speech:
Before his Iraq speech today Barack Obama was introduced by Zbigniew Brzezinski, the former national security advisor to Jimmy Carter. This was his first appearance at an Obama event, and the campaign sees Brzezinski's support as a way of countering the implicit Clinton critique of Obama's lack of "experience." After the speech I sat down with Brzezinski for a few minutes to discuss his support for Obama.
September 11, 2007
If parenthood gets any more soothing, I'm going to need medication. Every time I open the newspaper I'm confronted with some new way that I've ruined my children. First it was the peanut butter and the tuna fish I ate during pregnancy. Then it was the lead-laden DC drinking water. Then the killer toys from Mattel.